In this painting Te Rangihaeata, Te Rauparaha's war leader, holds a mere pounamu (greenstone club) called Tuhiwai. He received it from Te Rauparaha, who had gained it in a gift exchange sealing peace between himself and Ngāi Tahu chief Te Mātenga Taiaroa. Te Rauparaha had gifted a canoe named Wai-ka-hua in exchange.
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